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Allen Parish, Louisiana (LA)

County population in 2016: 25,817 (31% urban, 69% rural); it was 25,440 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,664
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,627
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,160
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,225 (it was 1,942 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

33%

Land area: 764 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 34 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Allen Parish: 80.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (26.5%), Construction (21.5%), Educational, health and social services (16.6%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (15.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 76%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 19%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Allen Parish, Louisiana:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (70.5%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (19.5%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (4.4%)
  • Two or more races (2.8%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (1.9%)
  • Asian alone (0.8%)
Median resident age:  38.9 years
Louisiana median age:  36.5 years
Males: 14,939  (57.9%)
Females: 10,878  (42.1%)
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Allen Parish,LA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Allen Parish:

2.0 people
Louisiana:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $41,337 ($27,777 in 1999)

This county:

$41,337
Louisiana:

$45,146

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $370 (lower quartile is $217, upper quartile is $531)
This county:

$370
State:

$656


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $88,109 (it was $51,800 in 2000)
Allen:

$88,109
Louisiana:

$158,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $54,560 - $160,760
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $964
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $253

Institutionalized population: 4,197
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $222,500
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $222,500
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $400,000
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $203,400
  • 2013: 7 buildings, average cost: $259,600
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $91,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $298 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $226 (0.3%)

Allen Parish household income distribution in 2009 Allen Parish home values distribution Allen Parish contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 16.3%
Allen Parish:

16.3%
Louisiana:

20.2%
(13.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.2% for Black residents, 50.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 44.0% for American Indian residents, 79.8% for other race residents, 34.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 38.9 years old
(Males: 37.7 years old, Females: 41.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 39.0 years old, Black residents: 41.1 years old, American Indian residents: 36.1 years old, Asian residents: 36.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 37.8 years old, Other race residents: 34.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Allen Parish is $350 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $421 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $612 a month.

Cities in this county include: Oakdale, Kinder, Oberlin, Elizabeth, Reeves.

Allen Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Allen Parish: DeRidder Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), Beauregard Country Club (B), Louisiana Correctional Institute (C), Nicks Landing (D), Camp Anacoco (E), Camp Edgewood (F), Southwest Louisiana Baptist Encampment (G), DeRidder Country Club (H), Beauregard Parish Police Jury (I), Beauregard Parish Library South Beauregard Branch (J), Beauregard Parish Library Fields Southwest Branch (K), Beauregard Parish Library East Beauregard Branch (L), Beauregard Parish Police Jury Barn (M), Fields Volunteer Fire Department District 1 (N), Meadow Village Fire Department (O), Beauregard Volunteer Fire Protection District 3 Longacre Station (P), Beauregard Volunteer Fire Protection District 2 Gordon Station (Q), Beauregard Volunteer Fire Protection District 2 Texas Eastern Station (R), Beauregard Volunteer Fire Protection District 3 Kipling Station (S), Beauregard Volunteer Fire Protection District 2 Broadlands Station (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Allen Parish include: Smoky Cove Church (A), Memorial Baptist Church (B), Macedonia Primitive Baptist Church (C), Grabow United Pentecostal Church (D), Trout Creek Church (E), Four Corners Pentecostal Church (F), Welcome Church (G), First Community Church (H), Zion Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Alston Cemetery (1), New Campground Cemetery (2), Newlin Cemetery (3), Bishop Cemetery (4), Whitaker Cemetery (5), Smith Cemetery (6), Meadow Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Alligator Lake (A), Burnt Stump Lake (B), Sand Lake (C), Ryan Lake (D), Big Eddy Lake (E), Drain Lake (F), Boggy Lake (G), Duck Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bayou Anacoco (A), Dry Branch (B), Deer Creek (C), Cypress Creek (D), Crow Pen Branch (E), Crooked Creek (F), Crazy Gully (G), Crazy Branch (H), Cool Slough (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Allen Parish: Beauregard Old River Game and Fish Preserve (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Calcasieu Parish , Geneva County, Alabama , Liberty County, Texas , Pecos County, Texas , Williamson County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.5%
Louisiana:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 646
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 79.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 868 (14.2% naturalized citizens)

Allen Parish:

3.4%
Whole state:

4.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 117
  • 2000 to 2009: 238
  • 1990 to 1999: 206
  • 1980 to 1989: 28
  • 1970 to 1979: 28
  • Before 1970: 39
Note: State values scaled to Allen Parish population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 69.6%

Allen Parish marital status for males Allen Parish marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,851
  • One, attached: 89
  • Two: 460
  • 3 or 4: 196
  • 5 to 9: 191
  • 10 to 19: 16
  • 20 to 49: 2
  • 50 or more: 7
  • Mobile homes: 2,066
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 3

Housing units in Allen Parish with a mortgage: 2,510 (29 second mortgage, 115 home equity loan, 6 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,191

Here:

40.0% with mortgage
State:

52.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Allen Parish

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,74940
Catholic4,6504
Black Protestant5766
Mainline Protestant3456
Other1832
None13,261-
Allen Parish Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Allen Parish:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Allen Parish:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 8
This county:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Allen Parish:

12.2%
Louisiana:

10.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Allen Parish:

31.2%
State:

29.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.7%
State:

13.7%

Agriculture in Allen Parish:

Average size of farms: 286 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $23,457
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $197.45
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 2.41%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 38.99%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $29,075
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 25.30%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $60,523
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.17%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 12.24
Corn for grain: 28 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 714 harvested acres
Vegetables: 26 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 95 acres

Tornado activity:

Allen Parish historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Louisiana state average. It is 2106385.2 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 32 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 6/7/1989, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Allen Parish-area historical earthquake activity is below Louisiana state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 251.1 miles away from Allen Parish center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 484.1 miles away from the county center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 331.0 miles away from the county center
On 12/9/2000 at 06:46:09, a magnitude 4.3 (4.2 MB, 4.3 MS, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 242.0 miles away from the county center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 314.4 miles away from Allen Parish center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 316.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Louisiana Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 08, 2016 to April 08, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4263: March 13, 2016, FEMA Id: 4263, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Louisiana Hurricane Isaac, Incident Period: August 26, 2012 to September 10, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4080: August 29, 2012, FEMA Id: 4080, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Hurricane Ike, Incident Period: September 11, 2008 to November 07, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1792: September 13, 2008, FEMA Id: 1792, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: September 01, 2008 to September 11, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1786: September 02, 2008, FEMA Id: 1786, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: August 27, 2008 to September 11, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3289: August 29, 2008, FEMA Id: 3289, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: October 16, 2006 to November 08, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1668: November 02, 2006, FEMA Id: 1668, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Louisiana Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 23, 2005 to November 01, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1607: September 24, 2005, FEMA Id: 1607, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 20, 2005 to November 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3260: September 21, 2005, FEMA Id: 3260, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 26, 2005 to November 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3212: August 27, 2005, FEMA Id: 3212, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Loss of the Space Shuttle <span class="italic">Columbia</span>, Incident Period: February 01, 2003, Emergency Declared EM-3172: February 01, 2003, FEMA Id: 3172, Natural disaster type: Other
  • 7 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Allen Parish (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 9, Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Fire: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (16%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (17%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (19%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (47%)
  • Vietnam (6%)
  • Thailand (5%)
  • Jamaica (5%)
  • Ecuador (5%)
  • Colombia (4%)
  • Canada (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Allen Parish (%):

  • American (14%)
  • French (except Basque) (10%)
  • French Canadian (6%)
  • English (5%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • Cajun (3%)
  • German (2%)

Allen Parish mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 7,014 (83.8%)
  • Carpooled: 882 (10.5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 28 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 144 (1.7%)
  • Walked: 81 (1.0%)
  • Worked at home: 224 (2.7%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Allen Parish, Louisiana in 2000:

  • 2,346 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 1,510 people in state prisons
  • 251 people in nursing homes
  • 47 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 10 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 4 people in religious group quarters
  • 2 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 2 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill

People in group quarters in Allen Parish, Louisiana in 2010:

  • 2,430 people in federal prisons
  • 1,519 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 248 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 2 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $44,016.

5.48% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,617 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.48%
Louisiana average:

6.57%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.04% relocated from other counties in Louisiana ($22,371 average AGI)
1.45% relocated from other states ($7,249 average AGI)
Allen Parish:

1.45%
Louisiana average:

2.51%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Calcasieu Parish, LA  1.22% ($28,057 average AGI)
from Rapides Parish, LA  0.47% ($22,206)
from Jefferson Davis Parish, LA  0.42% ($35,833)
from Vernon Parish, LA  0.29% ($30,857)
from Harris County, TX  0.29% ($21,857)
from Beauregard Parish, LA  0.26% ($31,053)
from Evangeline Parish, LA  0.25% ($21,667)


6.03% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,236 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.03%
Louisiana average:

6.57%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.52% relocated to other counties in Louisiana ($21,784 average AGI)
1.51% relocated to other states ($7,452 average AGI)
Allen Parish:

1.51%
Louisiana average:

2.51%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Calcasieu Parish, LA  1.26% ($31,516 average AGI)
to Rapides Parish, LA  0.65% ($31,298)
to Jefferson Davis Parish, LA  0.42% ($26,567)
to Evangeline Parish, LA  0.40% ($23,241)
to Beauregard Parish, LA  0.35% ($22,160)
to Vernon Parish, LA  0.26% ($25,105)
to Harris County, TX  0.22% ($31,000)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.4

Births per 1000 population in Allen Parish

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 7.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Allen Parish

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.6

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Allen Parish

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 19.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Allen Parish
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Allen Parish


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,804 (2,897 aged, 907 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 898 (15%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Allen Parish, Louisiana in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (224)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (214)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (206)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (148)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (119)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (114)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (100)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (86)
  • Unspecified dementia (73)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (71)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.94
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 7,152
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 232
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 37,163

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,373
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,037
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 4

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 25
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 51

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 8

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 25,817
  • In family households: 18,120 (2,569 male householders, 2,405 female householders)
    3,463 spouses, 6,977 children (6,390 natural, 165 adopted, 419 stepchildren), 991 grandchildren, 298 brothers or sisters, 220 parents, 732 other relatives, 480 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,265 (1,210 male householders (1,099 living alone)), 1,643 female householders (1,526 living alone)), 393 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 4,388

Size of family households: 2,216 2-persons, 1,024 3-persons, 854 4-persons, 532 5-persons, 182 6-persons, 172 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,626 1-person, 186 2-persons, 23 3-persons.

3,152 married couples with children.
1,389 single-parent households (481 men, 908 women).

90.6% of residents of Allen speak English at home.
4.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (43% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 21% speak English not well, 14% don't speak English at all).
3.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (81% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (64% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak other language at home (68% speak English very well, 32% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $174,495,000 ($6,868 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,004,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $50,960,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $37,103,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $5,545,000
Federal grants: $36,810,000
Federal procurement contracts: $4,778,000 ($179,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $39,298,000 ($169,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $891,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,417,000
Federal Government insurance: $35,476,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,754
Here:

69 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,254
Here:

50 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +5
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -640
Here -25 per 1000 residents
State -20 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Allen Parish

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.19 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.5

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 39
  • 2010 to 2013: 278
  • 2000 to 2009: 1,194
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,307
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,823
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,763
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,272
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,198
  • 1940 to 1949: 487
  • 1939 or earlier: 416
Note: State values scaled to Allen population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Allen Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Allen Parish population
  • 1 room: 21
  • 2 rooms: 5
  • 3 rooms: 206
  • 4 rooms: 993
  • 5 rooms: 1,299
  • 6 rooms: 1,373
  • 7 rooms: 946
  • 8 rooms: 390
  • 9+ rooms: 414
  • 1 room: 63
  • 2 rooms: 55
  • 3 rooms: 195
  • 4 rooms: 590
  • 5 rooms: 447
  • 6 rooms: 491
  • 7 rooms: 159
  • 8 rooms: 91
  • 9+ rooms: 14
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Allen Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Allen Parish population
  • no bedroom: 19
  • 1 bedroom: 61
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,277
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,285
  • 4 bedrooms: 887
  • 5+ bedrooms: 104
  • no bedroom: 62
  • 1 bedroom: 182
  • 2 bedrooms: 761
  • 3 bedrooms: 938
  • 4 bedrooms: 163
  • 5+ bedrooms: 14
Cars and other vehicles available in Allen Parish, Louisiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Allen Parish population
  • no vehicle: 212
  • 1 vehicle: 1,945
  • 2 vehicles: 2,228
  • 3 vehicles: 828
  • 4 vehicles: 323
  • 5+ vehicles: 151
  • no vehicle: 432
  • 1 vehicle: 951
  • 2 vehicles: 645
  • 3 vehicles: 90
  • 4 vehicles: 1
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

86% of Allen Parish residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 71% lived in Louisiana.

Allen Parish:

85.9%
State average:

86.4%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 20,562
  • Other state: 4,188
  • Northeast: 371
  • Midwest: 747
  • South: 2,454
  • West: 612

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Allen Parish
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (70.2%)
  • Utility gas (22.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.1%)
  • Wood (2.9%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)
  • Solar energy (0.2%)
  • Electricity (69.4%)
  • Utility gas (27.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.1%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)
  • Wood (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 160
Here:

6.3%
Louisiana:

17.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 192
Here:

15.5%
Louisiana:

17.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 133
Here:

21.0%
Louisiana:

17.3%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Allen Parish government finances - Expenditure in 2004:

  • Construction - General: $292,000
    Libraries: $218,000
    Water Utilities: $93,000
    Own Hospitals: $93,000
    Health - Other: $28,000
    Fire Protection: $26,000
    Parks & Recreation: $18,000
  • Current Operations - Own Hospitals: $5,380,000
    Regular Highways: $2,615,000
    Police Protection: $1,869,000
    General - Other: $1,309,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,301,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,215,000
    Health Services - Other: $1,162,000
    Water Utilities: $983,000
    Corrections - Other: $917,000
    Financial Administration: $810,000
    Libraries: $586,000
    Central Staff Services: $484,000
    General Public Buildings: $239,000
    Fire Protection: $235,000
    Air Transportation: $161,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $153,000
    Parks & Recreation: $148,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $117,000
    Welfare - Other: $3,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $343,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Own Hospitals: $695,000
    General - Other: $239,000
    Health - Other: $135,000
    Financial Administration: $112,000
    Fire Protection: $88,000
    Police Protection: $36,000
    Water Utilities: $23,000
    Corrections - Other: $22,000
    Judicial: $21,000
    Central Staff: $12,000
    Parks & Recreation: $8,000
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $4,000
    Libraries: $2,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $6,327,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $61,000

Allen Parish government finances - Revenue in 2004:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $2,505,000
    All Other: $2,013,000
    Parks & Recreation: $9,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,040,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $100,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $575,000
    Interest Earnings: $161,000
    Property Sale Other: $66,000
    Special Assessments: $5,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,271,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $2,277,000
    General Support: $1,332,000
    All Other: $508,000
    Highways: $255,000
    Health & Hospitals: $35,000
    Water Utilities: $21,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,479,000
    Total General Sales: $1,652,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,070,000
    NEC: $46,000

Allen Parish government finances - Debt in 2004:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,262,000
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $7,363,000
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $3,335,000
    Water Utilities: $585,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $8,295,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $1,418,000
    Other, NEC: $75,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $2,328,000
    Water Utilities: $429,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $50,000

Allen Parish government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,925,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $8,442,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $542,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 928
  • Number of aged recipients: 104
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 824
  • Number of recipients under 18: 114
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 576
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 238
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 389
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 374
Allen Parish Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Allen Parish Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Allen Parish, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary14078.6 years
John13971.8 years
James11072.7 years
William10672.3 years
Joseph9569.4 years
Robert8670.3 years
Willie5774.8 years
George5573.0 years
Charles5170.1 years
Annie3981.7 years
Most common last names in Allen Parish, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson22575.8 years
Fontenot20675.2 years
Manuel9773.5 years
Smith8973.3 years
Willis8870.9 years
Guillory8173.8 years
Strother6772.8 years
Marcantel6271.0 years
Williams5776.2 years
Jones5772.0 years
Businesses in Allen Parish, LA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's2
AutoZone1Nike1
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Popeyes1
Chevrolet1Quality1
Curves1RadioShack1
Days Inn1SONIC Drive-In2
FedEx1Subway1
Ford1True Value1
H&R Block2U-Haul1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1